A Rhapsody of Lunar Traditions
Millennium Mooncakes by Hua Ting Restaurant to Celebrate Harmonious Reunions and autumn’s Abundance
Singapore, August 2017: Celebrate full moon with Hua Ting Restaurant’s collection of nine coveted autumnal treasures to mark the time-honoured occasion. Available from 25 August to 4 October 2017, savour an exquisite medley of mooncake flavours, from the best-selling baked assortments to intriguing snowskin variations, each encapsulating sentiments of harmonious reunion.
These scrumptious Chinese cakes contain a rich, thick filling traditionally made from lotus seed or red bean paste and encircled by a thin crust; they are round in shape like the full harvest moon that is celebrated during the Mid-Autumn festival. This lunar appreciation festival is held on the 15th day of the eighth month to celebrate the harvest as well as the full moon, although stories vary as to the origins of this delicacy one thing is certain, they have been loved and enjoyed for centuries – and with good reason!
Premium Leatherette Mooncake Gift Box
Convey Mid-Autumn’s well-wishes with Hua Ting’s premium mooncake gift sets. This year, the dainty delicacies are cossetted in a specially-designed leatherette gift box which doubles up as a meeting document bag. Dressed in resplendent red, artful Oriental illustrations feature on its exterior, while the interior’s brown soft felt fabric and a tiffany-green zipper lend an understated elegance.
NOVEL PAIRINGS TO FÊTE THE FULL MOON
Mini Cempedak with Mung Beans
This year’s crowning jewel – the new Mini Cempedek with Mung Beans promises to pique your palate with its delightfully contrasting profile and texture. Cousin to the jackfruit but possessing a more superior honey nectar taste and heady aroma, Masterchef Lap Fai has ingeniously incorporated the exotic Cempedak fruit into the season’s creation. Relish the perfect union of the refreshingly sweet fruit pulps married with the split mung beans’ silky texture, making this tropical-inspired treat a standout.
SIGNATURE SNOWSKINS TO CELEBRATE LUNAR LEGACY
Making their much-anticipated return are three artisanal mini snowskin selections, namely the Green Tea Twist with Yolk, Blueberry with Vintage Hua Diao Wine (Low Sugar) and White Lotus Paste with Champagne Ganache.
Specially curated for the matcha fanatics, nibble on the immensely-popular Green Tea Twist with Yolk 彩云蛋黄. This petite gem of delectably smooth and fragrant white lotus seed paste is perfectly complemented by the fresh vegetal notes of Japanese matcha, enhanced by a decadent salted egg yolk core.
Setting a brilliant stage for innovative mooncake creation is the Blueberry with Vintage Hua Diao Wine (Low Sugar) 低糖迷你陈年花雕蓝莓. Cocooned within a lovely luscious purple, the well-loved cake entices with a delicate balance of sweet and tartness of blueberries, imbued with hints of 30-year ‘Chen Nian Hua Tiao’ (Vintage Rice Wine). The fact that this is a low-sugar option makes for a guilt-free indulgence.
For those who enjoy a dash of bubbly in their mooncakes, don’t miss the White Lotus Paste with Champagne Ganache 白莲蓉香槟. Amid white silken snowskin is a champagne-filled white chocolate ganache centre studded in Hua Ting’s premium white lotus paste. Take a bite and be rewarded with a mouthful of fizzy champagne goodness that will send you over the moon!
Featuring a flavour each of the snowskin specialties, the Hua Ting Mini Snowskin Treasures 精选迷你冰皮月饼 is a prime choice for impressive gifting, perfectly suited for those who delight in new-fangled pairings.
TIMELESS CLASSICS TO COMMEMORATE LUNAR TRADITIONS
Hua Ting Traditional Baked Mooncakes
Baked to a glorious golden brown and perfected with the Masterchef’s touch, purists with a penchant for classic flavours will delight in Hua Ting’s top-selling baked series including:
White Lotus Paste (Low Sugar) 低糖白莲蓉, White Lotus Paste with Single Yolk and Macadamia Nuts单黄夏果白莲蓉, White Lotus Paste with Double Yolks and Macadamia Nuts 双黄夏果白莲蓉, Seeds of Harmony (Assorted Nuts) 招牌五仁 and Red Bean Paste with Melon Seeds 豆沙瓜子.
The Hua Ting Traditional Treasures Gift Box 精选烘培月饼礼盒 which comprises a selection of four choice baked mooncakes, makes an ideal gift to those who enjoy these perennial classics.
Millennium Mooncakes by Hua Ting will be on display and available for purchase at Orchard Hotel Lobby Kiosk from August 25th to October 4th 2017, 12:00pm to 8:00pm. To order, please call 6739 6577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For online purchases, please visit www.orchardhotel.com.sg/mooncakes2017 and place your orders using the online order form. All prices quoted are subject to prevailing government taxes.